Union Catalogue of Manuscripts from the Islamicate World

Delhi Persian 75* (Oriental Manuscripts, British Library)

India Office Library

Manaqib-i Auliya'


Unidentified Sunnī collection of hagiographies or manāqib on the first four caliphs, imams, scholars, and mystics.

Title Manāqib-i awliyāʾ added in pencil on first folio and, thus, doubtful.

Defective at beginning and end.

Detached leather binding, cracked, delaminating and damaged by wormholes.

Not dated.

Language(s): Persian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Extent: 188 ff.
Dimensions (leaf): 228 × 125 mm.
Dimensions (written):



Origin: 19th century CE ; India


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